March 20, 2014
'Dogs Earn Postseason Win at UTEP
By Stephen Trembley
FRESNO, Calif. --- The Fresno State men's basketball team will host its first-ever postseason game at the Save Mart Center when the Bulldogs host Princeton in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday night at 7 p.m. PT.
"We're thrilled to be able to host a well-coached and talented Princeton team and we are looking forward to being back at home for a great postseason environment on Monday night," Fresno State head coach Rodney Terry said.
Tickets for Monday night's game vs. Princeton went on sale Thursday morning to season ticket holders. Season ticket holders received an e-mail with ordering instructions on Thursday morning or can call 559-278-DOGS to secure their seats. All season ticket holders must submit their order by the end of business on Thursday or risk losing their season ticket seat location.
Fresno State students can pick up their free ticket, along with a free student guest ticket, at the University Student Union. Students can also get their ticket and guest by showing their Fresno State student ID at the Save Mart Center Box Office on gameday.
The general public can start buying tickets on Friday morning online at www.ticketmaster.com or in person at the Save Mart Center. Tickets start at $10 for select areas of the lower bowl. Everyone two years old or older will need a ticket for the game.
Fresno State (18-16) has won 10 of its last 13 games, including four of its last five at home, and the 'Dogs are one of the last eight teams remaining in the CBI. On Wednesday night, the Bulldogs advanced to the quarterfinals with a 61-56 road win at UTEP while (21-8) Princeton reached the quarterfinals by winning 56-55 at Tulane.
The last time Fresno State hosted a postseason game was in 2002 for the first round of the NIT at Selland Arena.
Monday night's home game at the Save Mart Center marks the 15th postseason home game for the Bulldogs in program history.
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